05-10-2008 05-10-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2408 Boston
May 10, 2008 10:00AMCalender
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Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Plate

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Plate, Maya, c. 550-950 A.D., the interior with dignitary seated on a jaguar skin dais and wearing an elaborate headdress, the flared sides with five jawless head glyphs, dark orange and black against a pale orange ground, (some restoration), ht. 4, dia. 12 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, May 16, 1995, lot 161.
Estimate $5,000-7,000